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Listed here are the upcoming publications scheduled in our Delivery Programme for the year.

    It is not about the diagnosis - an overview of adult mental health: Frontline Briefing

    Published: Oct 2018

    It is not about the diagnosis - an overview of adult mental health: Frontline Briefing

    Person-centred care and support is a fundmental principle within adult social care. This Frontline Briefing explores how this can be applied in mental health settings and services, using research and evidence to support practitioners in seeing the person not the diagnosis.

    Aimed at: Practitioners working in adult social care.

    Developing strength-based working locally - evidence to consider: Strategic Briefing

    Published: Oct 2018

    Developing strength-based working locally - evidence to consider: Strategic Briefing

    Strength-based working is an intuitively positive direction of travel, widely signed up to across the sector at a strategic level right through to practice. This Strategic Briefing discusses the evidence which sits behind this concept, including an overview of specific models, and the type of information to consider when deciding on an approach. It aims to support strategic leaders in developing and communicating a locally relevant approach to strength-based working.

    Aimed at: Managers.

    Growing confident practice in court: Strategic Briefing

    Published: Oct 2018

    Growing confident practice in court: Strategic Briefing

    This Strategic Briefing looks at the organisational support required to increase practitioner skills, confidence and credibility when working in court and when writing court reports. It ensures practitioners are informed by robust research evidence and case law and follow the principles of defensible decision-making.

    Aimed at: Senior leadership teams, team managers and local authority legal teams.

    Writing confidently for court: Practice Tool

    Published: Oct 2018

    Writing confidently for court: Practice Tool

    This Practice Tool is aimed at adult social care practitioners who prepare reports and give evidence in court, including the court of protection and coroner's court. It aims to increase practitioners' skills and confidence in the writing of reports for court that are informed by robust research evidence and case law and follow the principles of defensible decision-making.

    Aimed at: Managers and social workers who attend court and advanced practitioners who support colleagues in preparing, writing and giving evidence in court.